New Procedure Offers a Less Invasive Alternative for Patients With Chronic Knee Pain
Cleveland Clinic orthopedic surgeons have for the first time used a new minimally invasive technique to repair knees damaged by arthritis and physical activity. The arthroscopic knee resurfacing/replacement procedure is designed to help patients recover more rapidly, minimizing pain and discomfort.
The UniCAP® compartmental resurfacing system provides physicians with the option of treating both the femur and tibia sides of the knee joint with a partial resurfacing technique, rather than a more invasive knee replacement. This technique is a new option for patients considering one … Read the rest